The BMW Driving Experience

Experience pleasure at the wheel.

In 1977 BMW became the first carmaker to offer drivers the chance to hone their skills at the wheel – and it has continued to do so ever since. This year, what began as a “driving school” has been repackaged under the “BMW Driving Experience” and “MINI Driving Experience” banners to serve up driving experiences of a very special variety. Today, the range of training courses extends beyond the original remit of driving safety training. From drifting on ice and snow and the pursuit of the ideal line on the race track all the way to tours through picture...

2013 BMW Gran Coupe:

Bigger Beemer makes the cut

In the literal translation from the French, “coupé” means “cut,” as in “chopped off.”   In automotive parlance, it usually refers to a four-door car which has been &ldquo...

Charged-up 2013 BMW M6 Cabriolet

has major muscle

If the BMW M6 Cabriolet is not much more than the recently unveiled M5 sedan in a comely two-plus-two droptop body, it isn’t much less either.   Contrary to usual BMW practice, the Cabriolet version of the M...

Review: 2012 BMW X1 xDrive28i

Smallest Beemer packs a punch

Wither the wagon. The station wagon is deemed uncouth by the majority of the motoring public, and the replacement is the compact utility vehicle.   The CUV somehow puts a respectable shine on the mind-numbing dome...

2012 BMW X6, Z4, and 1 Series Ranked #1

2012 Total Quality Index

The BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe, Z4 Roadster, 1 Series Coupe were ranked highest of their respective segments in the 2012 Total Quality Index™ (TQI) study conducted by Strategic Vision. Total Quality measures how clos...

2013 BMW Alpina B7

The all new Facelift Alpina B7

The refreshed, 2013 version of the BMW 7-Series is important news, to be sure. But the significant changes to the exterior and interior appearance, powertrain, and iDrive software are really only “exciting” for t...

BMW 7-Series: Big car, big performance

Reworked front grille and bumpers with a redesigned back end.

When BMW launched its 1600 coupe in North America, back in 1967-1968, one of its most appealing characteristics was its simplicity. Lively, nimble and seemingly indestructible, it went on to spawn the 2002, which has evolved...